February 6, 2016


Elyria man sentenced for role in fatal shooting

Andre Jackson

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence for his involvement in a January shooting death. Andre Jackson, 19, pleaded guilty to the charges during a court appearance last week just before he was sentenced by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Read More…

Lorain police: Woman reports stranger takes her dog from yard

Lorain police 10:38 p.m. April 26 — 1700 block Leavitt Road, a woman said she let her dog out. She said she saw a husky black man wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans come on her property, pick up the dog and walk away with it. Friday, April 25 9:55 a.m. — 5900 Read More…

No new tuberculosis cases detected after testing of Elyria bar patrons

The latest round of testing in Elyria and at the Mercy TB Clinic in Lorain revealed no tuberculosis cases, the clinic reported. The Mercy TB Clinic conducted TB screenings for frequent patrons of Boomers Bar and Pudge’s Place at the two establishments on Tuesday after a patron last week was diagnosed with active tuberculosis. Additionally, Read More…

Lorain County law enforcement agencies receive armored military vehicles

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LORAIN — Vehicles equipped to withstand gunfire and explosive attacks in the Afghanistan war are being repurposed to deal with Lorain County crime scenes. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office and the Lorain Police Department each were given one armored vehicle this week through the Ohio LESO Program. The vehicles, which weigh about 47,000 pounds, previously Read More…

Elyria police: Woman charged with theft from Drug Mart

Elyria police Sunday, April 27 11:15 a.m. — 4900 Midway Mall, a man told police he was trying to finish a phone call, not steal, when he was issued a citation for leaving Sears without paying for his items. 4:21 p.m. — Sixth Street, a woman said her 6-year-old daughter was walking with her siblings Read More…

Ruth E. Eisenhuth


Ruth E. Eisenhuth (nee Chapman), 85, of Elyria, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Northridge Health Center in North Ridgeville, following a short illness. Mrs. Eisenhuth was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania May 5, 1928 and made her home in Elyria since 1954. She was a homemaker and a member of the Elyria Women’s Senior Fellowship. Read More…

Florence Springer


Florence Springer (nee Zlotnicki), died at the age of 94, Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the New Life Hospice Center, Lorain. Florence was an avid cook and devoted all her time to raising her family including her adopted and extended family members that she took in from time to time to counsel or just have Read More…

George F. Hastings


George F. Hastings, 88, peacefully passed away at New Life Hospice Center, Lorain, Sunday, April 27, 2014, after an eight year battle with cancer. He was born April 25, 1926 in Lorain, and attended Lorain High School before entering the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a retired machinist and his hobbies included Read More…

Edward Donald Austin

Edward Donald Austin, 62, of San Antonio, Texas and formerly of Elyria, died at his home following a short illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Christopher L. “Tex” Robinette


Christopher L. “Tex” Robinette, 31, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Monday,  April 28, 2014. Christopher was born June 13, 1982 in Woodward, Oklahoma. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Christopher was known by many for his heart of gold. He was an avid race care fan. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Tammy Read More…